Tried These Varieties Of Halwa Yet?

This Holi try these irresistible halwas!

 
Tried These Varieties Of Halwa Yet?
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Halwa is a sweet we all love. It comes in numerous flavours and everyone has their own favourite. Many love the orange and bright gajar ka halwa, others love the warming and hearty moong dal halwa and some like the simple sooji ka halwa. Lets look at some lesser known varieties of halwa.

Rava Kesari: The South Indian Equivalent To Sooji Ka Halwa

An absolutely delicious halwa!
An absolutely delicious halwa!

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This South Indian treat is prepared using sooji, ghee, dry fruits and saffron. A flavourful, fluffy and smooth halwa, Rava kesari is sure to impress all the halwa lovers out there!

Beetroot Halwa: The Red, Healthy Treat

A healthy halwa?
A healthy halwa?

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Beetroot is extensively being used in desserts, and is being loved as a sweet ingredient. The beetroot halwa is a desi twist on this. The cooking method is same as the gajar ka halwa, and it is made with grated beetroot, dry fruits and some cardamom. It is a very healthy halwa compared to others.

Atte Ka Halwa: A Melt-In-Your-Mouth Dish

Smooth, soft, and sumptuous!
Smooth, soft, and sumptuous!

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The staple atta or wheat lends itself perfectly to a halwa. This halwa is smooth, soft and moist. It is very easy to cook also. Some people like it as it is, but others like to add some dry fruits like cashews, raisins or pistachios to it. A simple but super delicious dish.

Ragi Halwa: The Wonder Grain In A Halwa!

A nutritious but yummy breakfast!
A nutritious but yummy breakfast!

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Ragi is known to be a power grain and boasts numerous health benefits. Ragi halwa is a filling and healthy breakfast. It is made using ragi or nachni flour, some sugar, cardamom powder, milk and dry fruits according to one’s convenience. Ragi tastes just delicious as a halwa. Try some now!

Mango Halwa: The King Of Fruits In A King Halwa

Our favourite in our favourite halwa!
Our favourite in our favourite halwa!

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Everyone loves mango. Raw mango, aapus, kesar, langra, badami, totapuri, even naming the types of mango makes one’s mouth water. So how about a mango halwa? The mango halwa uses rava,ripe mangoes, ghee, milk and dry fruits. Mango pulp is added to the usual halwa recipe. Which variety of mango to use? Well, use any variety of mango which is not fibrous and has a firm texture and flesh. Aapus (alphonso) or kesar would be great.

These halwas are absolutely delicious. You need to try them now!